Mobil Oil Corporation Names Harmon Hoffmann And Walter C. Mink Jr.
Harmon F. Hoffmann has been appointed vice president and general manager, Marketing, for Mobil Oil Corporation's U.S. Marketing and R e f i n i n g D i v i s i o n , succeeding William V. Butler, who has elected early retirement at the end of this year.
Mr. Hoffmann, who since 1976 has served as general manager, Marine Transportation, Middle East Transportation and Supply, will be succeeded by Walter C. Mink Jr. Mr. Mink rejoins Mobil Oil as a vice president after serving as president of Seabrokers, Inc., and as a director of Seabrokers' parent company, H.
Clarkson and Co., Ltd., London. Mr. Butler joined Mobil in 1944 and held a number of marketing positions before being named general manager, West Coast Division, in 1966. Two years later, he was appointed general manager, Resale Marketing. He was promoted to vice president and general manager in 1976.
Mr. Hoffmann joined Mobil in 1954. Before a transfer to the Marine Transportation Department in 1972 as manager, Operations and Charting, he was general manager, Planning and Fi- nancial Analysis for the then North American Division.
In 1964, Mr. Mink joined Mobil Oil as manager, Scheduling, Marine Department. A few months later, he was named manager, Traffic. In 1968, he joined Seabrokers as executive vice president, chief operating officer and director. In 1976, he was elected president and chief executive officer, retaining responsibilities as the company's chief operating officer.